The Sun Ultra 20 Workstation Getting Started Guide provides the information that you need to set up, power on, and configure the workstation hardware and software.

How This Book Is Organized

This guide is organized into the following chapters:

Chapter 1 contains instructions on unpacking, cabling, and powering on the workstation.

Chapter 2 describes the operating systems supported by the Sun Ultra 20 Workstation and the supplemental drivers included with the system.

Chapter 3 explains how to set up the preinstalled Solaristrademark 10 Operating System and additional development software.

Appendix A explains how to use the Remote Installation Service (RIS) to create a Windows XP CD image containing Sun Ultra 20 Workstation drivers.

Shell Prompts



C shell


C shell superuser


Bourne shell and Korn shell


Bourne shell and Korn shell superuser


Typographic Conventions





The names of commands, files, and directories; on-screen computer output

Edit your.login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

% You have mail.


What you type, when contrasted with on-screen computer output

% su



Book titles, new words or terms, words to be emphasized. Replace command-line variables with real names or values.

Read Chapter 6 in the User's Guide.

These are called class options.

You must be superuser to do this.

To delete a file, type rm filename.

Related Documentation

The document set for the Sun Ultra 20 Workstation is described in the Where To Find Documentation sheet that is packed with your system, and all documents are posted at the product's documentation site. See the following URL:

Translated versions of some of these documents are available at the product's documentation site in Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Swedish.

English documentation is revised more frequently and might be more up-to-date than the translated documentation.

Documentation, Warranty, Support,
and Training URLs

Sun Function



Hardware Documentation

Sun hardware documentation

Software Documentation

Solaris and other software documentation


View specific details regarding your warranty


Obtain technical support, including patches


Learn about Sun courses and educational offerings

Third-Party Web Sites

Sun is not responsible for the availability of third-party web sites mentioned in this document. Sun does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials that are available on or through such sites or resources. Sun will not be responsible or liable for any actual or alleged damage or loss caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services that are available on or through such sites or resources.

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